Bear’s Den Debuts Title Track From ‘Blue Hours’ Album

Bear's Den Debuts Title Track From 'Blue Hours' Album

Acclaimed U.K.-centered band Bear’s Den debuts their new track, “Blue Hours,” which premiered on Jo Whiley’s BBC Radio 2 show yesterday.

Of the tune, Bear’s Den states, “Basically ‘Blue Hours’ is a music about communicating with a person that’s really hard to get to. It really is this idea of trying to have a discussion with someone by way of just one way glass, wherever they can not even see you and you can find a real disconnect with how you happen to be communicating. On a person level, it is also an inside detail, the place you’re seeking to get via to on your own.”

The new track is the most up-to-date to be uncovered from the band’s fourth studio album, Blue Hrs, set for release on May possibly 13 through Communion Information. Band users Andrew Davie and Kevin Jones as soon as once more staff up with producer Ian Grimble on what is one of their most own data to date. In addition, the band has earlier launched music “Spiders,” “All That You Are” and “Shadows.”

Themes on the album include things like each self-reflection and psychological wellbeing just after equally struggled with the latter in new a long time. “It really is the main around-arching concept with this record,” Davie describes. “It most likely speaks to our struggles and hopefully several other people’s much too. Men are not very great at chatting. We are not genuinely taught how to – adult males have no plan how to converse about this stuff, unquestionably to each individual other.”

Regardless of the album’s difficult themes, it’s an album drenched in hope too. “We needed this to be a celebration of new music,” Jones proceeds. “I imagine that knowledgeable some of the bolder conclusion creating on this file. At a time when new music was so distant, it felt important to make an album that sounded hopeful, celebratory, ambitious and stunning in spite of the hefty topic subject in some of the music.” Jones adds: “It was practically like we needed to shout louder than prior to because we felt that there were being a lot more boundaries concerning the viewers and us. We required a thing to transcend that.”

The group also confirms an considerable operate of U.K., European and North American tour dates. The set of U.S. tour dates kicks off in early September and include things like performances at New York’s Webster Hall, Los Angeles’ Troubadour, Nashville’s The Basement East, Chicago’s Thalia Corridor, D.C.’s 9:30 Club and more. Entire tour routing can be observed underneath.

The London-primarily based band played tunes in numerous incarnations just before formally forming in 2012. Their 2014 debut album, Islands, earned them an Ivor Novello nomination-the U.K.’s most prestigious songwriting accolade-together with noteworthy functions Ben Howard and Hozier, while their 2016 album, Purple Earth & Pouring Rain, arrived at #6 on the U.K. album chart. Past calendar year, the band produced their 3rd studio album, So that you may listen to me, to critical praise both stateside and abroad. The band has marketed 500,000 records above the system of their profession and immediately after four several years of nonstop touring has marketed around 150,000 tickets globally together with world pageant appearances at Bonnaroo and Glastonbury.

Listen to the new one listed here:

Tour Dates

April 23-Oslo, NO-Parkteatret
April 24-Stockholm, SE-Debaser
April 26-Copenhagen, DK-Studie 2
April 28-Berlin, DE- Astra
April 29-Hamburg, DE-Fabrik
May 1-Amsterdam, NL-Paradiso
May perhaps 2-Amsterdam, NL-Paradiso
Could 5-Zurich, CH-Kaufleuten
May perhaps 7-Cologne, DE-Carlswerk Victoria
Might 9-Brussels, BE-Ancienne Belgique
May possibly 17-Bristol, British isles-O2 Academy
Could 18-London, Uk- Eventim Apollo
May possibly 21-Dublin, IE-Olympia
May well 22-Manchester, EN-Albert Hall
Might 23-Glasgow, United kingdom-O2 Academy
Could 25-Newcastle, EN-Newcastle College
May well 26-Birmingham, EN-O2 Institute
May well 27-Leeds, EN-Leeds College Stylus
September 8-Dallas, TX-The Studio at The Factory
September 9-Austin, TX-Emo’s
September 11-Nashville, TN-The Basement East
September 12-Atlanta, GA-Selection Playhouse
September 14-Ardmore, PA-Ardmore Songs Hall
September 15-New York, NY-Webster Corridor
September 16-Washington, DC-9:30 Club
September 17-Boston, MA-Royale
September 20-Toronto, ON-Danforth Music Corridor
September 21-Chicago, IL-Thalia Hall
September 23-Minneapolis, MN-Varsity Theater
September 24-Iowa City, IA-The Englert Theatre
September 25-Kansas Town, MO-Knuckleheads Saloon
September 27-Denver, CO-Bluebird Theater
September 28-Salt Lake City, UT-The CommonWealth Place
September 30-Seattle, WA-Neptune Theatre
October 1-Vancouver, BC-Vogue Theatre
October 3-Portland, OR-Revolution Corridor
October 5-Felton, CA-Felton New music Corridor
October 6-San Francisco, CA-August Hall
Oct 8-West Hollywood, CA-Troubadour